Word formation and meaning of Slang Words on "Meme" picture of Group "Shitpostbot 5000" on social media "Facebook"

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Fathonah, Elsa Lisanul (2018) Word formation and meaning of Slang Words on "Meme" picture of Group "Shitpostbot 5000" on social media "Facebook". Undergraduate thesis, UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya.

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Abstract

This research discusses word formation process used in meme picture of a group in social media Facebook. The aims of this research are to find what kind of word formation process of slang words appeared in each meme picture, the most frequent word formation process that used in meme picture which has been collected by the researcher, and the meaning of each slang words found from meme pictures. In this research, the researcher applied descriptive qualitative design. The data are taken from meme pictures which have uploaded in group “Shitpostbot 5000” on social media Facebook. The main theory which was used in this research is taken from the book under the title The Study of Language: Third Edition by George Yule (2006). The result of this research shows that the researcher has found 10 word formation processes and 33 slang words of 23 meme pictures. Kinds of word formation processes found by the researcher are coinage, borrowing, compounding, blending, clipping, backformation, conversion, acronym, derivation, and multiple process. The most frequent word formation process is “clipping”. There are 33 slang words that have been translated by the researcher using online dictionary for slang named urban dictionary. Example of slang words are bae means nick name of girlfriend, boyfriend, husband, or wife; gf means girlfriend, yall means you all, and many more.

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Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
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Fathonah, Elsa Lisanulelsalicious26@gmail.comUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: Bahasa Inggris
Linguistik
Uncontrolled Keywords: Word formation; slang; meme
Divisions: Fakultas Adab dan Humaniora > Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Fathonah Elsa Lisanul
Date Deposited: 26 Jul 2018 03:06
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2018 03:06
URI: http://digilib.uinsby.ac.id/id/eprint/25565

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